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5 Ways to Take Care of Your Teeth

Taking care of our teeth is something that takes a lifetime of work—and as with anything, you get out what you put in! Practicing proper oral health habits every day can help keep your teeth healthy and even prevent future problems. What are some of the best ways to ensure you stop oral health issues […]

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The Best and Worst Fruits for Your Teeth

Fruit is a normal, essential part of any healthy diet—but knowing which kinds are also great for your teeth can help your smile beam for a lifetime. Before you reach for your next piece of fruit, consider staying away from too much of the following. The Worst Bananas: Though they contain plenty of vitamins and […]

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What Popular Drinks Do to Your Teeth

A drink is a typical part of every meal—whether it’s a glass of wine, water or juice, it helps you wash down your meal and leaves you feeling refreshed. But have you ever thought about the potential damage (or benefits) your fav[o]rite drink has on your oral health? We break down the best and worst […]

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5 Signs of Aging Oral Health

Growing older brings some of life’s best gifts—grandkids, retirement, and maybe even travel or more time for hobbies. But it can also bring unwanted health issues—especially related to your teeth. Here are some of the most common oral health issues faced by seniors. 1. Darkened teeth. With age, dentin, also known as the bone-like tissue […]

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Is Chewing Gum Really Bad for Your Teeth?

It’s a habit many people across the world chew on every day—literally. Chewing gum. There are thousands of varieties, some which even claim to improve your mood, reduce hunger cravings or stimulate brain activity. But what kind of effect does chewing gum actually have on your teeth? Here are a few facts about gum to […]

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A Picture Perfect Smile

“One…two…three…smile!” Pictures are a part of life—especially in today’s “selfie” society. And let’s face it, it looks like the “selfie” is here to stay. While many people love taking photos with family members or friends, some tend to shy away from the camera. A common culprit? An unsatisfactory smile. Whether you’re looking to improve your […]

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Eat Plant-Based Foods for Better Oral Health

It’s easy to pick out foods and drinks that aren’t the best for our oral health—cookies, sweets and fizzy drinks are often a no-no when it comes to healthy, happy teeth. But can you name foods that are good for the body and your teeth, too? Plant-based foods are a great option when it comes […]

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5 Reasons to Chew Your Food Slowly

Think back to your last meal—did you give any thought to how long you chewed your bites of food for? Probably not. For most of us, chewing is like a habit or reflex done without any conscious effort. However, the process of chewing is quite important to your overall health and serves as the first […]

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What Your Mouth Can Reveal About Your Health

Did you know that your mouth, teeth and gums reveal major clues about your general health? That means that every time you visit our practice for a general check or cleaning, you’re doing more than just protecting your teeth from cavities—in fact, you could be preventing an array of unwanted health problems in your future. […]

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Discover the Dental Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

If you’re a coffee drinker, you may want to consider swapping your morning java for tooth-friendly green tea. While green tea boasts antioxidants and yields a remarkable array of overall health benefits, it also can keep your pearly whites healthy. Here are some of the top oral health benefits of drinking tea: May reduce oral […]

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